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Opinion

Vicken Cheterian
The war evidently did not end this conflict. It only succeeded in adding Middle Eastern problems to the already complicated Caucasus!
Vicken Cheterian
Turkey waging yet another war against Armenians, a century after annihilating Ottoman Armenians is not something politically neutral that leaves any intellectual silent.
Farah Shaqir
As the country is sinking, people are fleeing the ship. Until the end of August some 260,000 passports were issued. Do they smile in the photo? Where are they going? And who do they leave behind?  
Maysaa Alamoudi
The tragedy engulfing the region has led some of us to accept, even glorify, the worst of options, the Taliban, dismissing the harm that will be done to Afghan women, children, Shiites and other minorities. 
Yahya Al-Kbisi
Condoleezza Rice in 2008 argued that democratic states in Iraq and Afghanistan were a “compelling component of our national interest.” Now, after failing miserably in both countries, the Americans are telling us, that the Taliban’s Islamic Emirate, and an Iraq ruled by militias, can be such compelling components.
Ghalia Al Alwani- Syrian Journalist
Repression isn’t forgetting. They tell me to never forget, as if I ever will. I won’t ever forget. I won’t ever forget the glass, the blood, the screams or the panic.
Farah Shaqir
I never wrote anything about the Aug. 4 explosion in my mother tongue. Because I am a mother. And the explosion made me a fragile mother. And with this fragility, my mother tongue too became fragile. My writing today is an attempt to recover my mother tongue.
Alia Ibrahim
Will there be a day, when we feel less compelled to look over our shoulder – or at our phones – with fear and suspicion? Is it really possible we will feel safe at home again?
Hiwa Othman
Thirty years later, corruption is still rife in Kurdistan, and the wealth is controlled by the political elite. The Peshmerga forces are still divided between Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, despite the parties’ promises to unify them.
Vicken Cheterian
Snap Parliamentary Elections will be held in Armenia on June 20. Will anything survive from the promises of the 2018 peaceful revolution?
لتصلكم نشرة درج الى بريدكم الالكتروني